WILL VOTERS EVER TUNE IN?

Posted at 12:01 am October 21, 2001, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Voter Turnout

Voters are tuning out, rather than in, as the election for New Jersey Governor draws near. And as a result, little about the race has changed. While a new Star-Ledger/Eagleton-Rutgers Poll shows that the race has tightened a few points in the past three weeks, Democrat Jim McGreevey continues to hang onto a double-digit lead. Currently McGreevey leads Republican Bret Schundler 45 percent to 33 percent, with 22 percent of voters still undecided. In late September McGreevey led Schundler by 15 points —46 percent to 31 percent. When those who lean towards a candidate are included, McGreevey leads Schundler 50 percent to 38 percent in the current poll.

 

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